Review: taking Suboxone and Alcohol together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Suboxone and Alcohol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Suboxone and Alcohol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 84 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in drug dependence. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,195 users)

Alcohol

Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in alcoholism. (latest outcomes from Alcohol 6,055 users)

On Jul, 25, 2016

84 people who take Suboxone, Alcohol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Suboxone and Alcohol drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Suboxone:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Alcohol:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Suboxone:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Alcohol:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Suboxone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Alcohol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • convulsion
  • loss of consciousness
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • head injury
  • accidental overdose
  • drug abuse
  • suicidal ideation
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • adverse drug reaction
  • brain death
6 - 12 months:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • loss of consciousness
  • completed suicide
  • convulsion
  • head injury
  • drug abuse
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • local swelling
  • oedema peripheral
  • abortion spontaneous
1 - 2 years:
  • hepatic enzyme abnormal
  • pain
  • peyronie's disease
  • stress
  • abnormal behaviour
  • chest pain
  • convulsion
  • coronary artery occlusion
  • dizziness postural
  • gait disturbance
2 - 5 years:
  • aneurysm
  • diabetes mellitus
  • encephalopathy
  • headache
  • hepatic cirrhosis
  • hepatic neoplasm malignant
10+ years:
  • dizziness postural
  • male sexual dysfunction
  • mouth breathing
not specified:
  • loss of consciousness
  • overdose
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • malaise
  • somnolence
  • substance abuse
  • convulsion
  • road traffic accident

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • loss of consciousness
  • convulsion
  • malaise
  • substance abuse
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • insomnia
  • head injury
  • overdose
  • somnolence
  • alcohol problem
male:
  • loss of consciousness
  • depression
  • overdose
  • hyperhidrosis
  • anxiety
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • headache
  • convulsion
  • road traffic accident
  • suicidal ideation

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • loss of consciousness
  • substance abuse
  • death
  • drug toxicity
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • loss of consciousness
  • suicidal ideation
  • accidental overdose
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • abortion spontaneous
  • alcohol abuse
  • alcohol withdrawal syndrome
30-39:
  • loss of consciousness
  • anxiety
  • head injury
  • headache
  • depressed mood
  • overdose
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • cardiac arrest
  • depression
40-49:
  • somnolence
  • apathy
  • insomnia
  • malaise
  • overdose
  • stress
  • depression
  • drug abuse
  • suicidal ideation
  • nausea
50-59:
  • alcohol problem
  • malaise
  • pain
  • abdominal discomfort
  • insomnia
  • myalgia
  • concussion
  • head injury
  • headache
  • hepatic failure

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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